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Faculty Affairs Workshops

Supporting Trans* Scholars Watch Party

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 12:15-1:30pm ET

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Join the Office of the Provost and members of the Commission for LGBT as we watch the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity’s Supporting Trans* Scholars webinar and engage in local discussion of the issues and strategies presented. In this webinar, Dr. D-L Stewart, professor of education at the University of Denver, will address the key questions and strategies needed to support trans* scholars, but also to reform and transform how we consider gender in the academy. Through discussion of institutional systems and processes, career advancement, microaggressions, and trans* resilience, attendees will gain greater insight into how they and their institutions can support trans* scholars.

Re-Thinking Mentoring: How to Build Communities of Inclusion, Support, and Accountability

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 2:00-4:00pm ET

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This virtual workshop is designed to start a new type of discussion about mentoring by describing the common problems that pre-tenure and post-tenure faculty members experience and why traditional mentoring programs fail to meet those needs. We propose an alternative framework for mentoring that focuses on needs assessment and shifts the idea of mentoring from a relationship between two faculty members towards building a broad network of support, community and accountability. The virtual workshop concludes with a presentation of best practices in mentoring pre-tenure, under-represented and mid-career faculty.  This workshop will be facilitated by Professor Naomi Levy from Santa Clara University who is also part of the NCFDD team.

Post-Tenure Pathfinders: How and Why to Chart Your Own Path After Winning Tenure

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 1:00-3:00pm ET

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This virtual workshop is designed for newly tenured associate professors to identify the challenges associated with post-tenure life and to better understand the diverse pathways that faculty members can take after winning tenure. In this virtual workshop, we create a space where newly tenured faculty members can pause and intentionally reflect on future possibilities.  This workshop will be facilitated by Professor Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha from Tufts University who is also part of the NCFDD team.

Solo Success: How to Thrive in the Academy When You’re the Only ______ in Your Department

Thursday, February 10, 2022, 3:00-5:00pm ET

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The Solo Success virtual campus workshop is specifically designed to address the unique concerns of under-represented faculty members. Participants identify the common challenges under-represented faculty face on the tenure-track and discuss the three biggest mistakes under-represented faculty make. They will also learn specific strategies to increase their productivity, serving strategically, teaching efficiently, and building strong and healthy professional relationships.

Tenure Track Promotion & Tenure

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Non-Tenure Track Faculty Promotion

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Tenured Faculty Associate Professor to Full Professor Promotion

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  • October 15, 2021, 1:00-2:30 PM
  • February 9, 2022, 1:00-2:30 PM

Periodic Post-Tenure Performance Review Information Session for Faculty

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  • December 7, 2021, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
  • December 15, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
  • January 19, 2022, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Periodic Post-Tenure Performance Review Info Session for Review Committee

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Faculty Search

Interfolio Faculty Search

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Promotion & Tenure

Interfolio P&T Workshop for College Administrators

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  • March 22, 8:30-10:00am
  • March 25 12:15-1:45pm
  • April 22 1-2:30pm
  • May 16 2-3:30pm

Interfolio P&T Workshop for Faculty

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  • April 18 2pm-3pm
  • April 22 10:30am-11:30am
  • May 18 2:30pm-3:30pm
  • May 26 9am-10am
  • June 29 1pm-2:30pm
  • July 15 9am-10:30am
  • July 28 10am-11:30am
  • Aug 16 1pm-2:30pm

Interfolio P&T Workshop for Administrative Support Staff

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  • April 8 11:30am-1:30pm SU 169
  • April 11 11:30am-1:30pm SU 262C
  • May 17 9:30am-10:30am

Interfolio P&T Preview & Input Session

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  • November 18, 2021, 1:00-2:00 PM

Elements Workshop

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